Ultraviolet Garden

2018 | video |  2’31” | color | stereo

In Ultraviolet Garden, objects are positioned on chessboard as pieces of a strategy game where lenses, video cameras and magnifying glasses are components which reflect found footage image of a murder occurred in 12th July 2007. This date remarks a situation where two Reuters journalists died because the telephoto lenses from their cameras were mistaken as two RPG guns during the North American Army air strike against the New Baghdad district. Over three years, Reuters tried to access the video attack through the Freedom of Information Act Law without success. On 5th April 2010 during the leakage of information, the video became public under the name of “Collateral Murder” on account of Wikileaks.

 

Exhibited at the 18th Media Art Biennale WRO 2019 and in FUSO